Chinese tourist in ICU after near drowning


A Chinese tourist fell into a coma after nearly drowning in his hotel swimming pool.

Guo Shijie, 35, was in intensive care at Pattaya Memorial Hospital Aug. 24 after being found at the bottom of the pool at the Dragon Beach Resort in Jomtien Beach.

Friends present at the hospital said they were holidaying together, but Guo disappeared and was not found until it was too late.